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Eric Solomon Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers®; Twenty-Three IPB Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America and Ones to Watch 2024 Editions


Ivins, Phillips & Barker is pleased to announce that 23 of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America (2024 Edition). Partner Eric Solomon was honored as "Lawyer of the Year" for Tax Law in Washington, DC; only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." 

IPB attorneys named to the Best Lawyers in America list are:  Carroll Savage (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Eric Fox (Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law); Les Schneider (Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law); Kevin O’Brien (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Laurie Keenan (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Jodi Epstein (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Carter Hood (Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates); Natanya Allan (Trusts and Estates); (Hank Gutman (Tax Law and Government Relations Practice); Jamie Brown (Tax Law); Tom Cryan (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Brenda Jackson-Cooper (Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law); Spencer Walters (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Steve Witmer (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); Leslie Wood Bradenham (Trusts & Estates); Ben Grosz (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law); and Eric Solomon (Tax Law).

In addition, the The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2024 Edition) includes IPB attorneys  Andrea Ricka (
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Trusts and Estates)Charlotte Hopson (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates)Jon Holbrook (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation and Controversy - Tax, and Tax Law), Percy Lee (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law), Harrison Richards (Tax Law), and Alex Maged (Trusts and Estates).

Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

A hearty congratulations to all!

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